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Programs, usually offered as adjuncts to community college, college or university programs, that provide credit-granting and/or noncredit courses for adults who are seeking specific learning experiences on a part-time or short-term basis for personal enrichment, academic or occupational development after they have left the formal education system. The main purpose of continuing education is to improve upon skills that adults already have.

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Allentown School DistrictSchool district provides education to students grades K-12 in the city of Allentown. Kindergarten registration: May 1, 2017-May 19, 2017 Click here for Kindergarten Registration date information for each school. Click here for Kindergarten Registration Packet. Must call neighborhood school to make an appointment. Documentation Requirements: - Proof of birth, - Proof of residency - Proof of immunizations with dates - Proof of Physical examination within the past year LehighAllentown School DistrictAllentown School District
Cedar Crest CollegeFour-year college for women. Men may take evening/weekend courses and some daytime majors.LehighCedar Crest CollegeCedar Crest College
Clarion University - Venango - Continuing EducationClasses gain work skills, to retrain for a new career or are just seeking personal enrichment.VenangoClarion University - VenangoClarion University
Crawford County Career and Technical CenterThe Career Center offers several educational pathways for adults who are interested in either starting a new career or just learning new skill for fun or profit.CrawfordCrawford County Career and Technical CenterCrawford County Career and Technical Center
Diakon Community Services for SeniorsOffers services and programs to seniors, ages 50 and above. Includes: - APPRISE: Trained staff and volunteers assist individuals in navigating the Medicare system and help them to understand all available options. - Meals on Wheels: Provides nutritious hot and cold meals to homebound individuals. - Health & Wellness: Offers health promotion and disease prevention, fitness classes, walking clubs, and wellness screenings. - Living & Learning after 50: Courses, classes, events, trips and workshops for active older adults, including a Senior Expo. - Volunteer Opportunities - Senior Community Centers - Offer a variety of programs and services as well as lunch-time meals. SchuylkillDiakon Community Services for SeniorsDiakon Lutheran Social Ministries
District 1199C Training Fund - College & Career Readiness ClassesProvides GED, high school diploma refresher, intensive English review, and pre-nursing/pre-allied health classes. Part time classes are available. No fee required. To learn more, please visit our website atPhiladelphiaBreslin Training Center (District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund)District 1199C Training and Upgrading Fund
Eastern Center for Arts and Technology - Continuing Education for AdultsProvides affordable new classes in an effort to help jump-start careers. EASTERN offers a wide variety of job skill training programs for adults which are designed to meet specific job-skill needs. More than 1,000 adults gain new skills at EASTERN each year. EASTERN students in certain trade program can easily move directly into an apprentice program, or enroll in the next level of the program at EASTERN. In order to participate in the apprenticeship program, the employer must agree to the student’s participation in the program while working for the organization in the Electrical; Plumbing; or Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning fields. This would require a commitment of two nights a week for four years. EASTERN also offers over 100 online courses from A+ certification preparation, to Designing Effective Websites, to Visual Basic 2008. Adult programs offer Culinary Arts mini programs, certification and job skills programs such as Servsafe, apprenticeship programs, computer courses, such as, Microsoft Office 2007, Automotive Industry Emissions and Industry Safety Inspection, Welding, Building Trades, CPR, and Automotive Collision Repair and Technology. Receiving certain certifications may be of value to employers, as they strive to keep insurance low.MontgomeryEastern Center for Arts and Technology - Montgomery; Willow GroveEastern Center for Arts and Technology
East Stroudsburg University - Older Adult Learning CenterA membership organization, sponsored by East Stroudsburg University, is affiliated with the Elderhostel Institute Network. Offers a number of diversified courses geared to the interests of its members covering such topics as art, history, finance, health, sports, philosophy and writing. There are no exams, no grades or credits.MonroeEast Stroudsburg UniversityEast Stroudsburg University
ElderhostelLow-cost educational programs for citizens over age 55 (participants, spouses, or adult companions of any age welcome). College-level liberal arts courses offered at educational institutions throughout US, Canada, and 70 foreign countries. Accomodations are often on or near a college campus. Headquarters are in Boston. Centenary College in Hackettstown, NJ, has an Elderhostel division, Institutes for Learning in Retirement (ILR), and hosts Elderhostel programs in June.11 Ave de Lafayette, Boston MA (Elderhostel)Elderhostel
Elizabethtown CollegeOffers a variety of undergraduate liberal arts and pre-professional programs leading to Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Science Degrees; Master’s Degrees in Occupational Therapy, Curriculum and Instruction, Special Education and Public Policy. The School of Continuing and Professional Studies provides adult education programs that lead to Bachelor's and Master’s Degrees. Also available: Evening classes, summer session, High Center for Family Business, Young Center for Anabaptist and Pietist Studies-world’s foremost experts on Amish culture, Social Enterprise Institute.LancasterElizabethtown CollegeElizabethtown College
Hempfield recCenterPrograms are held at Hempfield recCenter, Hempfield elementary schools, East Petersburg outdoor pool and local parks Activities include: - Preschool and youth classes - Tennis lessons, clinics and tournaments for Juniors up to Super Seniors - Open gym pickleball (indoors) - Group exercise classes - Group cycling classes - Indoor and outdoor aquatics including swimming lessons - Youth and adult sports leagues - Special interest classes - Summer Playground Program and Summer Day Camp - Before/After School Child Care Program - Membership to Hempfield Rec - Bus trips - Open gym volleyball & basketball - Pavilion and ballfield rentals in West Hempfield parks - Special Events TRI for Life Youth Tri for Fun Amos Herr 5K Honey Run Holiday events LancasterHempfield recCenterHempfield Area Recreation Commission
Lancaster Bible CollegeDegree and Certificate Programs: - Bible, one-year certificate - Bible, two-year associate degree - Bible Ministry - Children and Family Ministry - Communication Program - Counseling, Professional - Education, Bible K-12 - Education, Health and Physical Education K-12 - Elementary Education/Early Level - Elementary Education/Middle Level - Elementary Education/Middle Level: English/LAN concentration - Elementary Education/Middle: Social Studies Concentration - Intercultural Studies - Music Performance Program: Composition - Music Performance Program: Instrumental - Music Performance Program: Musical Theatre - Music Performance Program: Pedagogy - Music Performance Program: Vocal - Pastoral Ministry - Pastoral Studies, pre-seminary - Social Work - Spiritual Formation and Discipleship - Sports Management ad Ministry - Student Ministry - Teaching English to Speakers of other languages (TESOL) - Women in Christian Ministries - Worship Arts Program Graduate Program: - Bible (MA Bible) - Consulting Resource Teach (M. Ed) - Doctor of Philosophy In Leadership (PhD) - Elementary School Guidance (M. Ed) - Leadership Studies (MA Ministry) - Marriage and Family Counseling (MA Counseling) - Mental Health Counseling (MA Counseling) - Pastoral Studies (MA Ministry) - Reading Specialist Certification K-12 - Secondary School Guidance (M. Ed Counseling) - Small Group Leadership (MA Ministry) Degree Completion (DC): A program for adults 25 years or older with 50 or more college credits, which enables them to complete a Bachelor of Science in Bible degree in just 20 months, meeting one night a week or online. Adults 25 or older can also start in an associate program meets one night a week or online and have the opportunity to earn a bachelor degree through the same format. Institute of Biblical Enrichment: A non-college credit program of education designed to provide enrichment for adults in various areas of Bible study, ministry skills, cultural, and historical studies. Graduate School: Four degrees are offered, Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Ministry and Master of Arts in Bible and Master of Education. Program schedule is designed to be convenient for part-time students who work full time. LancasterLancaster Bible CollegeLancaster Bible College
Lifespan Faith DevelopmentA member of the Unitarian Universalist Association, this church sponsors a variety of education programs for adults in their Lifespan Faith Development program. Programs cover areas such as Parenting, Personal Growth/Support, Religion/Spirituality also book club discussion. For information call the church office. -Catalog is on-line each termLancasterLifespan Faith DevelopmentUnitarian Universalist Church of Lancaster
Millersville University of PennsylvaniaAdditional Phone Numbers: 717-871-4723 - Graduate Studies 717-871-4950 - Human Resources 717-871-4371 - Migrant Education Program: For children of persons working in agriculture-related industries in Lancaster County. Includes tutoring, medical services, and a summer program 717-871-5990 - Small Business Institute (Dr. Michael Douglas - Professor of Management and Marketing : Provides consultation services to small businesses in the region Summer Camps: Millersville University hosts a variety of summer programs on campus - Summer Science Training Program (SSTP) 717-871-4700 - Summer Camp - Music Camp 717-871-7600 - Summer Camp - Art Smarts Camp 717-871-7685 - Summer Camp - Baseball Camp 717-871-7154 - Summer Camp - World Language Camps 717-871-5735 - Summer Camp - Soccer Camp 717-871-7215 - Summer Camp - Technology & Engineering Camps: Science and math workshops for academically talented high school students 717-871-4292 - Summer Science Training program 717 871-4141 - Wellness and Women's program: Women's Center includes library resource center, support groups, and referral services 717-871-7561 - Lancaster Partnership Program: A pre-college mentoring program to prepare minority students from the School District of Lancaster for entrance to Millersville University 717-871-7551 - Alumni Services 717 871-7505 - Center for Politics & Public Affairs 717-871-5653 - Costume Shop 717-871-5627 - Steve DiGuiseppe - Destination Travel Coordinator - Destinations/MEDAL Fund Travel Program: University-sponsored travel programs 800-506-7447 x107 Cruisin'/Main Line Vacations - For reservations and information - Also sponsors an annual Latino Celebration with various events, exhibits and speakers. LancasterMillersville University of PennsylvaniaMillersville University of Pennsylvania
Montgomery Bar Association - Continuing Legal EducationThe Montgomery Bar Association's CLE program offers over fifty accredited ethics and substantive courses annually. In fact as many of our members will attest, the annual savings on (state required) CLE courses alone often will exceed the cost of MBAMontgomeryMontgomery Bar Association - Montgomery; NorristownMontgomery Bar Association
Moravian CollegePrivate, liberal arts college offers undergraduate, graduate and professional education programs for students and adults from a variety of backgrounds.NorthamptonMoravian CollegeMoravian College
Muhlenberg CollegeA private, four-year liberal arts college which attracts students from across the country. The College offers 40 majors in the humanities, fine arts, social sciences and natural sciences, as well as pre-health, pre-law, pre-theology, business and education programs. Offers bachelor's degree programs in 25 majors, structured for adult learners. Many degrees are offered entirely through evening and weekend study. LehighMuhlenberg CollegeMuhlenberg College
National Coalition Building Institute InternationalAn international non-profit leadership training organization dedicated to the elimination of racism and other forms of oppression.National Coalition Building Institute InternationalNational Coalition Building Institute International
Other Penn State Extension Services - Tioga CountyPenn State Extension provides practical education you can trust. They help people, businesses, and communities solve problems, develop skills, and build a better future. Numerous programs dealing with; Animals, Plants & Pests, Natural Resources, Community & Business, Food & Health and Youth & Family can be found on the web site listing found below.TiogaPenn State Cooperative Extension - Tioga CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - Tioga County
Penn Education Services - State Cooperative Extension - Clinton CountyProvides education programs in areas such as agriculture, farming, food preservation, nutrition, and the natural gas industry and exploration.ClintonPenn State Cooperative Extension, Clinton CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension
Penn State - Continuing Education - AbingtonNot all students who attend Penn State Abington are directly out of high school. About 20% of our students are over the age of 24. Many of these students had been in the work force for five, ten, twenty, or thirty years before they made the decision to come to Penn State Abington. Some started college a while ago and never finished; some have never set foot in a college classroom. At Penn State Abington, we make this transition as easy as possible. You will have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with someone who can understand your situation and can walk you through decisions like what courses it would be best to start with, how many credits you might take each semester, and how long it will take you to complete your degree. Advisers are available during day and evening hours; feel free to call 215-881-7400 to speak with someone or to schedule an appointment. Find out more about continuing your education. MontgomeryPenn State Satellite Campus; Montgomery; AbingtonPenn State - Abington
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Carbon CountyProvides practical information designed to improve the quality of life for local residents in conjunction with Penn State University. Programs include: - Agriculture: Dairy, poultry, livestock, horticulture, farm safety, agronomy, ag economic development - West Nile Virus Program - Master Gardening Program - Family Living - Better Kid Care - Nutrition: food irradiation, foods and nutrition, home canning and freezing, food safety information, food safety training for volunteer groups. - Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP): for low-income families - SuperCupboard Nutrition Program.CarbonPenn State Cooperative Extension - Carbon CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - Carbon County
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Crawford County - Educational ServicesProvides education programs in areas such as agriculture, farming, food preservation, nutrition, child care training and the natural gas industry and exploration. Advisors are available to go to homes to provide nutrition education for low-income clients. Also provides information on chemical safety, such as using pesticides, and advises which products should be used for a specific cause.CrawfordPenn State Cooperative Extension - Crawford CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Educational Services - Lycoming CountyProvides education programs in areas such as agriculture, farming, food preservation, nutrition, child care training and the natural gas industry and exploration. Advisors are available to go to homes to provide nutrition education for low-income clients. Also provides information on chemical safety, such as using pesticides, and advises which products should be used for a specific cause.LycomingPenn State Cooperative Extension - Lycoming CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - Lycoming County
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Jefferson CountyExtension provides educational programs to enable the Commonwealth to maintain a competitive, environmentally sound food and fiber system, as well as to prepare youth, adults, and families to participate more fully in community decisions. JeffersonPenn State Cooperative Extension - Jefferson CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Lehigh CountyProvides practical information designed to improve the quality of life for local residents in conjunction with Penn State University. Programs include: - Agriculture: Dairy, poultry, livestock, horticulture, farm safety, agronomy, ag economic development - West Nile Virus Program - Master Gardening Program - Family Living - Better Kid Care - Nutrition: food irradiation, foods and nutrition, home canning and freezing, food safety information, food safety training for volunteer groups. - Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP): for low-income families - SuperCupboard Nutrition Program.LehighPenn State Cooperative Extension - Lehigh CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - Lehigh County
Penn State Cooperative Extension - McKean CountyExtension provides educational programs to enable the Commonwealth to maintain a competitive, environmentally sound food and fiber system, as well as to prepare youth, adults, and families to participate more fully in community decisions. McKeanPenn State Cooperative Extension - McKean CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Northampton CountyProvides practical information designed to improve the quality of life for local residents in conjunction with Penn State University.NorthamptonPenn State Cooperative Extension - Northampton CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension - Northampton County
Penn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - BerksPenn State Extension program teams continually gathers input from stakeholders and customers to ensure we are working to find timely, research-based solutions in the following priority areas: 4-H Youth Development, Agronomy, Animal Systems, Poultry, Livestock, Equine, Dairy, Business Management, Community & Economic Development, Shale Gas, Food, Families & Health, Food Safety & Quality, Commercial Tree and Small Fruit, Green Industry, Fruit, Vegetable, Master Gardener Program. BerksPenn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - BerksPenn State Cooperative Extension - Berks
Penn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - Lancaster- Agriculture: Dairy, poultry, livestock, horticulture, farm safety, agronomy, ag economic development - West Nile Virus Program - Master Gardening Program - Family Living: Strong Women, strength training program - Better Kid Care: A training and resource program for childcare providers. DPW training credits are earned through this program. Fee $5-10. - Nutrition: food irradiation, foods and nutrition, home canning and freezing, food safety information, food safety training for volunteer groups. - Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP): for low-income families - SuperCupboard Nutrition Program. - My New Weight of Life: an 11 week weight management program designed to re-educate participants on their eating habits for permanent weight loss. - 4-H and Youth Development Eligibility: Members, from 8 to 18 years before January 1; Leaders, adult volunteers interested in sharing time and talents with youth - Special Programs: Therapeutic Riding Seeing Eye Dog Project Areas: - Animal sciences: livestock, horse, small animals, poultry - Consumer and Family Sciences: textile science, food and nutrition, intergenerational, family living, consumer and financial issues - Science and Technology: engineering sciences - Environmental and Earth Sciences: forest/natural resources, plant sciences, entomology - International and Diversity - Communication and Expressive Arts: theater arts - Leisure Education: health, shooting sports - Leadership and Personal Development: youth/adult - Citizenship LancasterPenn State Cooperative Extension & Outreach - LancasterPenn State Cooperative Extension - Lancaster County
Penn State Cooperative Extension - Warren CountyProvides education classes "Eating Smart and Moving More" for economically challenged individuals. Program helps people on a tight budget learn how to buy and properly prepare nutritious meals. WarrenPenn State Cooperative Extension - Warren CountyPenn State Cooperative Extension
Postsecondary Instructional ProgramsProvides postsecondary instruction to individualsWestmorelandPostsecondary Instructional ProgramsPrivate Industry Council of Westmoreland Fayette
Quest for LearningClasses are held at Trinity Lutheran Church Parish House, 31 South Duke Street, Lancaster, PA 17602 Learning groups and seminars on a variety of topics, such as religion, government, history, health, science, recreation, and environmental issues. LancasterQuest for LearningQuest for Learning
Referral, Comprehensive Case Management, Translation and Interpretation Services (Spanish)Formed as a nonprofit organization in 2000, The Chambersburg Hispanic American Center (CHAC) bridges the language and cultural divide that sometimes hinders new Latino residents from accessing services for which they are eligible. CHAC’s main goals are to inform and educate. It seeks to integrate Latinos, both temporary and permanent residents, into the local community and help them to improve the quality of their lives. Most of our work is carried out through one-on-one counseling in Spanish and English, offered free. CHAC connects people with jobs, housing and various social services. They provide the following supports: Biligual Services Job Services Referral for Aid Parent Education Programs Legal Aid Immigration AssistanceFranklinThe Chambersburg Hispanic American CenterChambersburg Hispanic American Center
Road ScholarProvides learning opportunities for adults. Consists of nearly 2000 educational and cultural institutions in United States and 70 countries overseas. Most programs in the US and Canada are one week in length, while overseas programs last from one to four weeks. Participants take non-credit courses while living at their host institution or nearby commercial facilities. Programs generally include a variety of extracurricular activities, field trip and cultural events. Road ScholarRoad Scholar
South Hills School of Business and Technology - Continuing EducationSouth Hills School of Business & Technology - Continuing EducationMifflinSouth Hills School of Business and TechnologySouth Hills School of Business and Technology
United Way of Blair County Community Outreach PartnershipsPrograms that are provided independently or in partnerships with other businesses and organizations.These programs provide services that meet community needs and build a stronger community.BlairUnited Way of Blair CountyUnited Way of Blair County
Westmoreland Community Action - Mothers Making More (M3)Provides assistance to single mothers in completing their college education. Participants must: Attend and complete an 8-week Economic Stability Class facilitated by WCA staff; Earn a minimum of 12 credits annually; Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher; Meet regularly with M3 staff to assist them in staying on track and resolving any issues. Work part-time.WestmorelandMothers Making More (M3)Westmoreland Community Action

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